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Bie Jia

Turtle Shell | 鼈甲
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SKU T5090

Ingredient: Turtle shell (bie jia) (Amyda sinensis).

Mandarin: 鼈甲
Pin-Yin: Bie Jia
English: Turtle Shell
Korean: 별갑
Romaji: Bekkou
Kanji: 鼈甲
Kampo: No

 

Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Trionycis Carapax

Sources:

  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)

Properties:

  • Slightly cold, salty

Channels Entered:

  • Spleen, liver

Herb Actions:

  • Nourishes the yin
  • Secures the yang
  • Stimulates the blood
  • Encourages menstruation
  • Dispels nodules
  • Removes blockages from, secures, and regulates the blood vessels

Contraindications:

  • Not recommended for those who are pregnant
  • Not recommended for those with cold caused by stomach and spleen deficiency

Commonly Found In:

  • Chiang-huo & Turtle Shell Formula, Evodia & Pinellia Combination

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